IATA's Industry Priorities and Targets
IATA’s major priorities for 2018 were set by the association’s Board of Governors during their December 2017 session.
Transform Distribution and Payment
Reduce Airport and ANSP Charges, Fuel Fees and Taxes
Reduce charges, fees and taxes by a total of US$850m as well as proposed cost increases by 30% for 2018-2019.
End to End Baggage
- Ensure 100% of IATA members are aware of the requirements of
- Develop a voluntary “good baggage practice” certification for airlines, airports and ground handlers.
- Create a tracking and reporting mechanism for airline compliance with Resolution 753.
- Develop a standard to increase adoption of Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID).
IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Transformation
IOSA recognition by states by securing regulatory changes in at least six countries.
- Identify implementation vendors and partners for the digital transformation of IOSA.
- Implement performance monitoring for individual auditors.
- Conduct oversight audits for 15% of audits and auditors.
Rebalancing the Value Chain
- Support competition authorities in addressing abuses of market dominance by providers of products and services to the airline industry.
- Develop an education program for airlines on the negotiation of contracts and transparent payment.
Improving the Regulatory and Legal Environment
Value of aviation – support from governments/stakeholders relating to specific regional issues:
- Africa - Connectivity: approval of regulatory texts for implementation of the Yamoussoukro Declaration and constitution of implementation committees by three states.
- LATAM - Infrastructure: statements of support from governments in three key markets and regulatory improvements in three governments.
- ASPAC - Infrastructure: improvements in three government policies, plans or regulations.
- Europe - Airspace: commitment from three states to develop a national airspace strategy and two states to complete the development of a strategy.
Smarter regulation: smarter regulation principles used by four governments/international organizations with at least two at regulatory process level.
Consumer protection: alignment of regulatory movements to the industry principles in five watch-list countries.
Unruly passengers: MP14 ratification by five additional states.
MC99: MC99 ratification by three of the top 20 largest air cargo markets not yet to ratify.
Towards a Global Agreement for CNG2020
- Ensure ICAO’s adoption of implementing rules for
CORSIA that take into account airlines’ interests.
- Ensure that ICAO Council’s decisions will secure sufficient supply of eligible emissions units for aviation.
- Conduct airline capacity building for CORSIA with at least eight regional workshops.
Commercialization of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF)
- Engage in five policy campaigns encouraging deployment of SAF on a commercially viable basis.
- Implement a SAF deployment tool kit for airlines to use in discussions with airports.
- Monitor and maintain high levels of
- Attract new members representing at least 0.5% Revenue Tonne Kilometres (RTKM), with an emphasis on New Model Airlines/Low Cost Carriers.